Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition, named in honor of three distinguished North Carolina lawyers, each of whom has served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina and now serves as a member of the Elon University School of Law National Advisory Board." /> Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition, named in honor of three distinguished North Carolina lawyers, each of whom has served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina and now serves as a member of the Elon University School of Law National Advisory Board.">

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Steve Friedland elected to The American Law Institute

January 25, 2011

Elon Law professor and senior scholar Steven I. Friedland has been elected to The American Law Institute (ALI), the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law.

Jim Exum selected to Co-Chair Judicial Independence Committee

January 25, 2011

Former Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court and Elon Law Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence James G. Exum, Jr. has been selected to co-chair the North Carolina Bar Association's Judicial Independence Committee. The committee is charged with reviewing the state's system for selecting judges and advising on reforms to improve the system.

Scott Turow places lawyers at the center of America’s struggle to define values

January 25, 2011

Delivering Elon Law's fall 2010 Bryan Leadership Lecture on October 13, acclaimed writer and attorney Scott Turow presented an often hard-hitting analysis of the causes for historically low levels of trust in lawyers in the United States, acknowledging evidence of corruption and greed in the profession, while refuting broad negative stereotypes about attorneys and emphasizing the important role that lawyers play in determining national questions of value through the country's legal system.

Four leaders in the law join Elon’s Law School Advisory Board

January 25, 2011

Elon University is pleased to announce the appointment of four new members of the university's Law School Advisory Board, each of whom has been recognized for remarkable contributions to the legal profession and to society: Carole W. Bruce, W. Randy Eaddy, Bassam N. Ibrahim, and Mark London.